Program Manager, Client Experience

Client Experience · Columbus, Ohio
Department Client Experience
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

We are searching for a seasoned digital Program Manager to join our growing Client Experience team. The Program Manager will be responsible for comprehensive support and coordination of communication, activities and deliverables associated with a client’s multi-channel digital marketing program. This role, in particular, will support a large, enterprise-level client with a specific focus on Search Engine Optimization.


  • Develop and manage project plans and be able to prioritize tasks and communicate this prioritization effectively to the internal team. 
  • Work in close collaboration with the assigned Account Director on this enterprise-level client
  • Load project plan, task details and assigned resources into a staffing tool to manage accordingly
  • Monitor all tasks in Trello and/or other task management tools to ensure work is being completed as scheduled. 
  • Proactive engagement of the team on a daily basis to support on-going deliverables
  • Facilitation of resource management, including ensuring appropriate hours allocation and tracking of forecasted hours and actuals
  • Proactively elevate critical issues related to scope or delivery
  • Document changes against scope that might impact the project delivery against agreed upon statement of work
  • Ongoing communication of project status with client, via status report and weekly client status meeting in order to manage expectations and drive project forward.
  • Schedule meetings, facilitate client reviews and approvals, and share deliverables with the client.  
  • Support the Account Director with accurate, timely, detail-oriented status pertaining to project management including financials, risk management/concerns and accurate reporting of project(s) health being managed in order to ensure client satisfaction
  • Have a keen understanding of the client's business and the impact of the digital marketing program against client marketing goals 
  • This position can be based in our Columbus, Ohio office (currently working 2 days in-office) or fully remote outside of Columbus. 



  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, business or related field
  • 5+ years of digital agency experience in project management
  • Strong understanding of digital marketing channels, including SEO and performance marketing
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills, and the ability to prioritize and multitask
  • Strong interpersonal skills to successfully work with a range of colleagues and clients
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Excellent oral and non-verbal communication skills
  • Ability to present ideas, negotiate and problem solve
  • Confidence, tact and a persuasive manner
  • An obsessive attention to detail


Founded in 2008, Adept has grown to be a team of 35+ digital marketing specialists with experts in strategy, SEO, paid media, web design & development, conversion optimization, analytics, video production and content development. Adept has been named a Central Ohio Top 10 Agency, according to Columbus Business First, and our growth over the years has earned us a place on The Agency Post’s list of fastest-growing companies, three times to the Inc. 5000 List of America’s Fast Growing Companies, and four times to Central Ohio’s Fast 50.  

While some agencies specialize in a certain industry, a marketing channel, or a particular digital tactic — we specialize in growth. Internalizing each business and its goals, we build collaborative relationships with our clients around data-driven marketing that delivers measurable results. It’s an approach that enables us to work with growth-minded brands across a variety of verticals — including healthcare, retail, education, finance, construction/engineering, real estate, and professional services. 

Why Adept?

We live and breathe our Core Values: 

Autonomy – Problem solving, leading  

Connectivity – Trusted, collaborative, dependable 

Clarity – Empathetic, understanding, concise 

Pragmatism – Data-driven, realistic, results-oriented 

Storytelling – Engaging, visual, inspiring 

Better Together

At ADEPT, we are committed to inclusion across gender, age, race, identity and religion. We proactively seek highly-qualified and diverse talent who not only make our work better, but also open our minds to different lived experiences. Diversity and inclusion is about more than representation; it’s about listening and learning to make our work, and each other, better. Be yourself - we can’t wait to work with you.

  • One of the top 10 agencies in Central Ohio 
  • Fast-paced and rapidly growing company 
  • We work with a variety of clients and brands across multiple industries  
  • We believe in the work we do - we think of our client’s business as our business 
  • Company recognizes and rewards high performers for their contributions 
  • With autonomy comes the ability to drive change. We are anti-status quo and thrive on change
  • Company runs on EOS® 
  • Smart and talented team who do not settle for mediocrity 
  • We enjoy spending time with each other!  
  • Freedom to share ideas, implement change, and improve processes- each person has an opportunity to add value  
  • Leadership is easily accessible and really cares about the employees– people are the priority 
  • Challenging but rewarding position which gives you the opportunity to learn something new every day and grow professionally 
  • Able to make an impact on Adept as well as impact our client’s business 
  • Fun culture that offers flexibility  
  • Lots of perks! In-office snacks and drinks, work-from-home-Fridays and half-day Fridays in the summer 
  • We have a full social committee that coordinates 5K runs, book clubs, Adept Talks, happy hour, meditation groups, and events like Top Golf and Fall festivals 
  • New office space in January 2020 located between Downtown Columbus and Grandview

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  • Location
    Columbus, Ohio
  • Department
    Client Experience
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience